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with administrators over pay, benefits and contributions to their healthcare plans. both hospitals called in replacement workers and are promising care won't be effected. >>> researchers received 2 grants from the bill and melinda gates foundation. one group received $12 million to investigate the impacts of antibiotics to children. >>> back now to our bay area weather. rosemary o -- rosemary orozco explained we will be cold. >> tonight going to be just as cold as we have been. outside right now beautiful. once you step outside, it can be cold at times. if it is breezy in your neighborhood it could be brisk. 51 degrees in oakland. 49 san francisco. 40s concord, east bay, temperatures are cooling off. 45 degrees in brentwood. 32 mount diablo. with the windchill 9 degrees is what it feels like. 46 san ramon. 46 pleasanton. the winter chill continues tonight but i think tonight will be the last night we have really cold weather. over night lows 20s for the valley locations and 30s around the bay area. mentioned this a few moments ago, a frost advisory for bay site communities, freeze warning
don't get a decent wage or healthcare and we want something better. >> reporter: author al norman, an outspoken critic of walmart is referring to the nationwide black friday protest where workers decide low -- cited low warnings, decreasing part time hours and increasing healthcare costs. he says many walmart employees are forced into medi-cal leaving taxpayers to foot the bill. >> you have veterans coming back to spokespersons the same thing? i don't think that's a very ak traive offer, thank you. >> reporter: now, wouldn't a job at walmart be better than no job at all? >> i think the point is that walmart needs to offer a decent job to everyone who walks through its doors. >> reporter: walmart did not respond to our requests for comment about the criticism but its ceo said today the company is receiving praise from the white house as this marks the beginning of a nationwide push to encourage more businesses to hire returning vets. on the consumerwatch, julie watts, cbs 5. >>> we are very excited to now our new cbs 5 mobile weather lab. mete
the state comply with the headquarter re-- healthcare reform law. >>> we have new develops about goobal play -- google play apps. according to change.org google dropped the apps. they collected 10,000 signatures urging google to stop offering the apps for download. they alter pictures to make the person look a certain ethnicity. >>> coming up after the break a school fight draws hundreds of students into the streets, what the principal did that is upsetting students. >> this plane is carrying precious cargo for the san francisco giants. the treatment that wasn't for the players. >> relief from the cold, warmer weather returntuse the bay area -- returns to the bay area today. how temperatures will climb over the next few days. >>> new at 6:00 p.m., four students arrested and now the principal says he will be suspenng more students after a large fight spilled into the street. ktvu's eric rasmussen is live with one of the actions administrators took that ask being called -- that is being called into question. >> reporter: they took cell phones away from students who were recording video. some s
's no vaccine. people sometimes forget that their own healthcare providers have vaccine. >> california is not sharing any of its supply to the states that are running out and said health officials are saving it for the weeks ahead. you can get the shot in san jose near westgate mall and fremont at the hub at cvs. >>> a debate brewing over the link between marijuana use and lower iq scores. a study published last august tracked more than 1,000 people and found drops in iq for those who started smoking pot as adolescents. a new study published yesterday calls the original conclusion into question saying differences in education, job history and other socio- economic factors may be more important. >>> it's a confession everyone has been waiting for after years of denials. disgraced cyclist lance armstrong admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs. >> he did. he made that confession in an interview with oprah winfrey and today, she spoke exclusively with the "cbs this morning" show. we have more now on how oprah described the biggest interview of her
: county health officials say people should first contact their healthcare provider. >> for our healthcare system, we have adequate supplies of flu vaccine right now. no shortages. >> reporter: doctors say cases of flu are surging if california. you know fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >> just go to ktvu.com and find the hot ticks section and then plug in your zip code. >>> a nurse at kiser hospital in oakland is refusing to get a flu shot, and now the hospital says she has to wear a mask while working with patients. >> i'm not saying that they work or they don't work. it's my personal decision not to have that one. i really encourage those who want one to get one. what i discourage is the mandating of masks for those who didn't get one. >> kathy donohue says wearing a mask isn't necessary, because she doesn't go to work sick, constantly washes her hands. kiser told us today it is simply adhering to a policy key yates bid the alameda county health department. >> a top secret announcement. facebook's invitation to an event tomorrow, and speculation on what the company will say. >> for the fir
say people should first contact their healthcare provider. >> for our healthcare system, we have adequate supplies of flu vaccine right now. no shortages. >> reporter: doctors say cases of flu are surging if california. you know fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >> just go to ktvu.com and find the hot ticks section and then plug in your zip code. >>> a nurse at kiser hospital in oakland is refusing to get a flu shot, and now the hospital says she has to wear a mask while working with patients. >> i'm not saying that they work or they don't work. it's my personal decision not to have that one. i really encourage those who want one to get one. what i discourage is the mandating of masks for those who didn't get one. >> kathy donohue says wearing a mask isn't necessary, because she doesn't go to work sick, constantly washes her hands. kiser told us today it is simply adhering to a policy key yates bid the alameda county health department. >> a top secret announcement. facebook's invitation to an event tomorrow, and speculation on what the company will say. >> for the first time, coke is
the cap as called for in president obama a.m. healthcare overhaul. currently, the plan has a lifetime coverage cap of $had00 -- of $400,000. a student group says that's not enough to cover a serious chronic illness. >>> in ireland and britain, an irish meat processor now recalling 10 million burgers. investigators found one burger out of 27 contained 29% horse meat. >> we're told what the label says and then there's also things not there. it's a bit worrying, isn't it? how much can you trust? >> it's also possible not to -- not to want to end the climate, some have cut corners and horse meat has been supplied. >> authorities say the horse meat is not a danger to the public. >>> 7:21. warmer weather ahead. but what about rain? up next, meteorologist steve paulson will tell us if he sees any precipitation in out our future -- precipitation in our future. >>> and this woman crashed her vehicle in that pool. what one man did to save her life. >>> good morning. we have a slow commute on 101. we'll tell you more about the morning commute straight ahead. >>> a woman crashed her suv into that
's no vaccine. people sometimes forget that their own healthcare providers have vaccine. >> reporter: a doctor with santa clara county public health says your best option now is to go to your doctor sense they use different suppliers than the big box stores. the county keeps its own supply but the vaccines are only available to low income patients. is there still time to get a vaccination and not get sick? >> yes. there's still time. >> reporter: nationwide, other cities hit hard with the flu have seen widespread vaccine shortages. california has 16 million doses of flu vaccine and 3.7 million doses of antiviral drugs such as tamiflu. while there is no shortage here, california is not sharing any of its supply to states that are running out. they are saving it for the weeks ahead. a cvs spokesman did not explain why the company didn't see the rush coming saying, the current high demand is unprecedented for this time of year. we're making every effort to presupply our pharmacies and clinics with vaccine as needed. >> they need to stock up more. >
. one is a woman with a brain tumor no longer denied healthcare for a pre-existing condition and and auto worker who got her job back after of general motors bailout. >>> 4:36. the weekend is approaching and we are are in a big warmup. >> i'm liking it. >> is the weekend close? >> it's thursday. we can say that. >> oh, man it is, and i'm getting excited! we are chilly in spots this morning but i think as we head toward the afternoon we'll see a lot of sunshine and some very mild temperatures outside across much of the bay area. right now, yeah, we still have cold numbers. freezing in livermore, 32 degrees. 30 in concord. of course, yesterday at this time we had more widespread 20s inland. today still chilly 27 degrees in santa rosa but generally these temperatures up a few degrees from yesterday. and well, it's going to warm up nicely toward the afternoon. high pressure sticking around through the weekend. a lot of sunshine coming our way. this afternoon warming up to 63 in san jose, 62 in santa rosa and about 63 degrees in redwood city.
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that their own healthcare providers have vaccine. >> california is not sharing any of its supplies to the states that are running out and said they are saving it for the weeks ahead. >>> triathlete from wisconsin is shocking people with her life story. she once weighed 427 pounds. amy smith says the turning point came when she had her second daughter. the c-section went terribly wrong because of her weight. smith had gastric bypass surgery, then enrolled at the ymca, then started with a 5k road race before eventually working up to a triathlon. >> there's a group of us out there that have had weight loss surgery who are athletes now. >> amazing. so far she has completed two triathlons and two half marathons. good for her. >> so if you go to the gym you say i can't do this -- listen to this story. >> there's your inspiration. >>> 5:21. coming up, serena takes a fall at the tennis' first major of the year coming up. >> plus 6-foot nothing is -- one of the craziest blocks you will see. our play of the day is coming up next. jwwñ >>> we are in th
that there's no vaccine. people sometimes forget that their own healthcare providers have vaccines. >> california is not sharing any of its supply to the states that are running out. instead they are saving it for the weeks ahead. >>> and we checked around. most cvs stores in the bay area are sold out of the flu shot but you can get it in palo alto on el camino real, in san jose near westgate mall, and in fremont at the hub. >>> all right, michelle. 6:20 now. it's been reported all over the world: people who eat fish are getting too much mercury. a study of samples from eight countries found more than 80% of human hair samples had mercury levels exceeding the epa limits. the biodiversity research institute also found mercury levels in fish above safe levels, as well. >>> a nine-week-old puppy in australia is saved by an unusual treatment involving vodka. >> i guess so. an american staff if i named cleo was just hours away from a fatal kid and a failure after licking antifreeze but then a veterinarian came up with a cure, a vodka trip through th
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a diverse effect on public healthcare, safety and all of the gambling right now the gambling is on the ground floor. >>> people near the golden gate bridge saw quite a site. here's what they saw. this was created by mathew reese. he built it and it's registered with the dmv as a boat. the hovercraft was seen in mccovey cove near a giants' game. >>> 7:21. a warming trend is in the works in the bay area with an eventful weekend ahead. the timing could not be better. up next, steve paulson will have more. >>> a firefighter hit by snow, right there. he's trying to rescue people from a burning building. how his fellow firefighters had to save him. >>> westbound 24 between walnut creek and oakland, getting a little bit more crowded. peel we'll you -- we'll tell you about other things og gun in the east bay. &c&c1 powerful answers. verizon. >>> aagency >>> a hawaiian beach is back open after a surfer was attacked by a shark. it happened two days ago. a 43-year-old man was reportedly surfing about 200 yards offshore with a friend when a shark bit his arm. he also suffered injuries to
watch out for myself. with unitedhealthcare, i get personalized information and rewards for addressing my health risks. but she's still going to give me a heart attack. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. [ female announcer ] eggo waffles are a great way to get your family together for breakfast. in fact, they might work too well. [ ding! ] [ shuffling, scooting ] [ clears throat ] [ children laugh ] [ female announcer ] golden, crispy outside. warm and fluffy inside. we are one good-looking family. [ children laugh ] [ female announcer ] eggo waffles. simply delicious. . >>> that's us working with apollo robbins. >> willie's watch gets stolen. >> never felt a thing, did you? >> i didn't realize he was ta t taunting me behind my back. >> he held it up right behind your head. >> notice, i wouldn't get in that shot. >> laughing hysterically and i thought this isn't that funny and meanwhile my watch is being da dangled behind my head. >>> social network unveiled a new feature tuesday called graph search. digital lifestyle contributor mario armstrong is with us via skype to tell u
, tory, i want to ask you really quick before i let you go. in his first term !;vzhealthcar reform obviously top of the president's list of things to accomplish. as we approach the second term, in it right now goals, immigration reform, gun control is another one. do you think that actually winning probably the midterm elections in 2014 is at the president's top of the list. if the democrats can win the house then the president may think that he can get more done in congress? >> reporter: yeah, absolutely. and i spoke to house minority leader nancy pelosi, who was the speaker of the house for a couple years. and i am sure she would love to have that title back again. and she seemed hopeful. she was kind of speaking in neutral terms, and she seemed to express some positive feeling that the two sides would be able to work together. since the democrats did score a pretty resounding victory at least for the president in the last election in november of 2012. but i'm sure that he is going to be trying to help democrats win more house seats in 2014, and nancy pelosi said gun control is d
but if you don't get anything done that will be your legacy. we'll see. i mean, right now, healthcare is certainly his legacy, where the economy goes will depend on how he's viewed in the long- term, too. >> reporter: thank you. nice to see you. appreciate it. you can find a link to jamie's blog at ktvu.com. i just spoke to darrell steinberg, mup in my next report, his special issue he's pushing during his visit and how the nation's capital has a different view of california than it did four years ago. reporting live in washington, d.c., i'm tori campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> some people in san francisco watched a live broadcast of the inaugural celebration at the bayview operahouse. people from the neighborhood and other parts of the bay area gathered to watch president obama's speech. one woman said the president's re-election gives her hope for the future. >> i know there's hope. i mean there's hope. there's gonna be a change coming. and i -- i have faith it will be better for us. i mean, you know, i'm not just saying -- i'm talking about the whole country is gonna be better.
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